144 entries in Key
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Theodore Annemann Seven Keys to Baldpate
The Book Without A Name 54
Robert Thrasher Seven Keys to Baldpate - Alternate Method "Thoughts in General"
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Hen Fetsch Lock and Key method for Keys to Baldpate
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 227
Louis Lam Key-ology Keys to Baldpate, four methods
Watch Me Closely 9
Dr. H. Walter Grote The Key to the Mystery "Magical Disportment of an Ordinary Key"
borrowed key wrapped in paper and put under glass, travels to performers key chain
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 106
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Bruce Elliott The Back Room presentation idea for 7 keys to baldpate by Fetaque Sanders, on Walter Gibson, Joseph Dunninger, John Scarne
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 110
Wilbur T. Kattner The Eight Key to Baldpate keys in envelopes, duplicate key
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 42
U. F. Grant Keys and Padlock hook key
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 3
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key balanced on finger turns over
Related toVariations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 984
Don Tanner The Seven Keys to Bank Night one key, seven locks, boxes in one is a price
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 201
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 49
Tony Corinda (18) The Mystery of the Chest seven keys are numberer by spectators, one key opens the box, in the box is a prediction with the number given to the key that opens the box
Predictions 121
Tony Corinda, Punx (3) The Magnetic Blindfold detecting metal objects, idea for sex detecter routine, seven keys to baldpate and playing cards
Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mystery of the Keys keys sealed in envelopes
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 28
Eddie Clever (b) The Key Test with Manning's switching box
Related to More Miracles in Mentalism 24
Henry Durkin The Golden Key large key vanishes from cone and appears threaded on ribbon behind screen
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 43
Hen Fetsch Bag O' Locks seven locks, seven keys in bag, selected keys open locks, index bag
Magic of the Mind 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Schlüsseltrick four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-up
Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 115
Arthur Setterington Six Key Mystery ungaffed lock
Stranger Mysteries 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Keys to Entertainment routine for Key-R-Rect, borrowed finger ring on lock
Between Two Minds 64
David Berglas Pen To Keys as alternative when giving autographs
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 205
Arnold De Seiver Seven Colours Of Wisdom keys in envelopes with different colored ribbons
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 48
John Agra Blind Sight
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 243
Sigmar Mon-Key Biz table to switch key
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 105
Unknown Miser's Dream Switch switching a key, with a box
Second Time Around 68
Roy Johnson The Ultimate Key box with slit, locked by padlock, keys put in slit last one opens the lock
Second Time Around 61
Paul Siegel Locked Fast two spectator are tied together secured with a lock, lock pick
Doorway to Delusion 20
Sam Lebeoff Alice's Key marked key vanishes from hand and reappears underneath performer's foot, repeat, see also p. 780 for comment by Martin Gardner
Inspired by
  • Al Thompson card effect
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 645
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Let's Make a Trade! box with slid, to put bills inside, five keys
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 83) 411
Bob Hamilton Bent Upon Deception.. key bend with the aid of other keys
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 58
Barry Govan The Bending Key
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 115
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent
The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Walt Lees Assignation seven Keys to Baldpate, with tags
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 320
Philip T. Goldstein Seven Keys to Baldpate suggestion
Verbal Control 8
Karrell Fox "Foxy-Loxy" keys are in envelopes
Clever.... Like a Fox 99
Punx Der Gespensterschlüssel story for haunted key
Related to Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 41
Philip T. Goldstein Onstage Bender staging for key-bending
The Green Book of Mentalism 18
Barrie Richardson Lock & Key Mystery
Inspired byVariations Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 413
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock
The Photon Shield 12
Glenn Falkenstein Lock Out! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill locked with key between two pieces of plexiglas
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 187) 931
Jack Bridwell Locked lock attached to book
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 190) 948
Karl Fulves The Lock Mystery three keys and one lock, keys in envelopes, performer divines which envelope contains the fitting key
The Magic Book 129
Dr. Dan J. Alessini PSI-Key key turns over on hand, then it is twisted
Inspired by
  • Henk Vermeyden's Skeleton Key
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1021
Stephen Tucker Bend! key bending
The Talon (Issue 2) 21
Slydini Slydini Kills Time! borrowed watch transforms into keys as it is smashed on table
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 25
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1135
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Keys twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 200) 999
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Psi-Keys with three locks, Key-r-rect presentation
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 219) 1093
Stephen Minch The Silver Key haunted key on second finger, key also turns on spectator's finger, signet is found by using key as pendulum, then key vanishes in box
Also published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 21
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein The Psych-Key follow-up for moving key, key under handkerchief moves, Glorpy
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1212
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale
Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Robert Siepielski Keylock several blank cards in envelopes and and one with a drawn key, key is found and person who chose envelope, metal detector method
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 244) 1219
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Key twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
VariationsAlso published here The Yellow Book of Mentalism 15
Karrell Fox Six Keys to "Hairy Head"
Another Book 140
Unknown Seven Keys No. 42
Self-Working Mental Magic 67
Karl Fulves Key-rect No. 43, with borrowed keys and house lock of a friend's home
Self-Working Mental Magic 69
Philip T. Goldstein The Crystal Key keys in envelopes, using Crystal Clock Dial
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1178
Peter Pit Ghost Key key turns on hand and raps and twists on a tray
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1277
Brenda Bell, Book, and... Brenda! turning key, self extinguishing candle and Ball from Plate for two people, using assistant on stage
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 270) 1347
Curt Walter Zaebos key in handkerchief bends in spectator's hands
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 261) 1301
Rick Johnsson "Rip-Off" spectator knows which one of three key chain type coin purses has been opened
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 893
El Duco Chained Key key penetrates chain loop on and off
El Duco's Lecture Notes 3
Al Smith, Arthur Day, Fred Snooks Fumdubulators
  • producing false teeth and a skull
  • floating crisp
  • producing a potato from a crisp bag (Arthur day)
  • Irish Key Ring, key ring on false end of a key, gag (Arthur Day)
  • bar bet with matchbox (Fred Snooks)
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 836
Philip T. Goldstein Key to... the Future! in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opens
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1361
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent
The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys
The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Mind Lock! finger rings locked on padlock, envelopes one containing key, prediction of correct envelope, himber wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 292) 1457
Terry Nosek It's Your Loss! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill in box, seven keys and padlock
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 294) 1469
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on key
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Stephen Tucker Turkey torn and restored paper, with keys printed on it, based on a pun
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 42
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Barrie Richardson The Strange Key Stunt key moves on hand, small thread loop
VariationsAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1096
Roy Baker Ring That Bell Only one bell push with ring a loud bell (mentalism routine), performer divines
Related to Baker's Capers 23
Piet Forton Der Wunderschlüssel keys in envelopes
Je geschickter desto Zauberer 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks Spoo-Key
Magic from the Parade #1 14
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Steve Beam All Keyed Up car key transformation, humorous presentation, see also p. 67 for more ideas
Variations The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 3) 47
Bob King Key Bender
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1133
John Riggs Bent Over Double
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 204
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend
  • The Metal Bend
  • The Amazement Factor
  • Suspension of Disbelief
  • The Involvement Factor
  • The Authority Factor
Gellerism Revealed 11
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
  • The Microphone Bend
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends
  • The Shipi Bend
  • Long-Distance Bends
  • The Natural Key Gimmick
Gellerism Revealed 35
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
  • The Handling
  • The Two-Handed Method
Gellerism Revealed 37
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending
Gellerism Revealed 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
  • The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
  • The Multi-Bend and Drop
  • The Key to Success Move
  • The Finger Cover and Turn
  • The Spectator Hold
  • The By-Play
  • Keep Rubbing
  • The Time Lag
  • The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
Gellerism Revealed 48
Karl Fulves For A Penny? coin changes into key and back under cover of collar bill, see also p. 124
S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 1) 17
Stephen Minch The Silver Key key turns on hand, then on spectator's hand, the key on chain swings by itself over selected disk, then key is wrapped in paper and vanishes in flash of fire
Also published here The Three Faces of Steve 31
Bob Nixon Mind Over Matter borrowed key is bent
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 9
Karl Fulves Curse In A Purse blank key changes into key that opens chosen lock, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
David Harkey In a Jam borrowed key vanishes and reappears on door jamb
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 3) 8
Philip T. Goldstein Lock-Key Charm lock threaded on rope held by spectators, under handkerchief cover the lock is removed and the key now on the rope
A Phil Goldstein Collection 51
Karl Fulves Lockpick No. 58, coin under handkerchief and key on other side transpose
Self-Working Coin Magic 68
Jay Sankey Spookey penetration routine with keys and key ring
Variations 100% Sankey 69
Ben Harris Tagged key penetrates off and onto key ring that has a tag on it as well
Inspired by Mad Fax and other Mysteries 46
Paul Hallas Pointed combination padlock and number cards
Inspired by
  • "Pointers" (Ray Piatt, Magick)
Also published here
Mental Mix 14
Alexander de Cova Schlüsseltransposition borrowed key under business card and coin in hand transpose
Inspired by
  • "Kajak" (Aldo Colombini, Spaghetti Magic)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Henry Pettit The Key Card ideas for using the hotel key card in magic
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 713
Michael DeMarco No Ink-Ling four key rings with different tags in a box, spectator removes one and closes it again, selected one is divined, same method as "Mind's Eye"
Related to The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 3) 7
Steve Beam Trade in Time car key changes into different brand as well as picture of a car on a photo
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 786
David Neighbors Bent Outta Shape several keys are bent, with spectator
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
Steve Beam Trade-In Time car key transformation, picture of card changes too
Inspired by Magic with No Entertainment Value II 16
Paul Hallas Pointed combination padlock and number cards
Inspired by
  • "Pointers" (Ray Piatt, Magick)
Also published here
Profile (Issue 16) 10
Nate Leipzig Key on Fingers key turns on its own, short note from Hilliard's notebook
More Greater Magic 1090
Karl Fulves Chance Encounter dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 14-15 stack
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 6) 71
Joe Rindfleisch Hooked on You keys vanish and reappear in hand
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 996
John Riggs Key Shocker
Related to The Magic of John Riggs 70
Karrell Fox Take Your Pick car key tags chosen from change bag, all the same brand, trade show presentation
Much Ado About Something 84
David Acer Transposition Ring Flight borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key case
Related toAlso published here Natural Selections 60
Philip T. Goldstein Key to the Future in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opens
Also published here Connotes 6
Tony Bartolotta Keys Without Clues
Underworld (Issue 2) 24
Bob King Paralocks ungaffed, sleeving
Opening Night Magic 4
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2656
Michael Close, Gaëtan Bloom Ring Fright ring transposes with car key
Workers Number 5 98
Karl Fulves Match Key "Unsolved Mysteries"
two keys on palm, one lock chosen and matching key turns on palm, lock is then open, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Chad Long Ninja Key key ring is tossed up and wanted key caught effortlessly
More Stuff... 6
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 6
Richard Bartram, Jr. Key Card R Ection presentation for Key R Rect
Trephine 140
Philip T. Goldstein Tournamental box with lock, envelopes
Inspired by
  • North Bigbee's "Golden Spell" in "The Mentalist" December, 1962.
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 5
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Comedy - Club - Routine presentation for Key-R-Rect, with lots of gags, and apparently divining spectator's phone number
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 1
Barrie Richardson The Strange Key key moves on hand, small thread loop
Also published here Theater of the Mind 64
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Room Service from a clear bag, several numbers are selected which form a number, number is predicted on hotel key
Anam Clara 30
Barrie Richardson Molecules in Motion initialed coin in bottle, then other objects as well like key, button, ring, bottle smashed at the end
Inspired by Theater of the Mind 30
Barrie Richardson Wigging the Baldpate
Inspired by Theater of the Mind 133
Christoph Borer Die Schatulle seven keys to baldpate mixed with description of a spectator prediction, wooden box with lock
Milagros 11
Al Baker Yale Lock Key Trick key through rope, second method with wooden curtain ring
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 763
Jay Sankey The Tragicomic Keys key transposition, ends with both keys linking onto keyring
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 6
Vanni Bossi Bonus idea of doing coin transpositions with keys, double sided key
Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 17
Curtis Kam Take Us Home coins change to set of keys, gypsy switch
By All Means 19
Stephen Minch The Silver Key key turns on hand, then on spectator's hand, the key on chain swings by itself over selected disk, then key is wrapped in paper and vanishes in flash of fire
Also published here The Book of Forgotten Secrets 55
Trevor Lewis Take Your Pick with Anverdi Key Box, money in box
Routines Matter 156
Barrie Richardson Spoo-Key thread loop
  • The First Rotation
  • The Crawl
  • The Gravity Rotation
Inspired by Curtain Call 111
Barrie Richardson The Bhutan Key on the performance of Spoo-Key in Tibet
Curtain Call 119
David Acer Transposition Ring Flite borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key case
Also published here More Power to You 43
Doug Edwards Safety Bend bending a key
Nukes 90
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key turns on middle finger
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 168
Dr. Stanley Jaks Key Routine four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-up
Also published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 169
Steve Beam Bambi Revisited The padlock in the back design of a selected card unlocks after a key mysteriously rotates (and a zipper mysteriously slides open).
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 36
Michael Weber Chroma Keys hotel room keys with colored dots, spectator thinks of a color and says on which keys it is, divined
The Session 2015 5
Max Maven Astrokey twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
Related to The Black Book of Mentalism 10
Michael Weber Astrokey - Weber Notes in box description of spectator with key is found
Inspired by The Black Book of Mentalism 12
Christoph Borer Fifty Shades of Grey seven keys to Baldpate with handcuffs, handcuffed to spectator
21 60
Joaquín Navajas Moneda a llave coin changes into key
Monedas Personales Y Más 157